"Physical distances, remoteness of geographical locations, and poor physical connectivity, etc can be overcome to a large extent through internet. Broadband internet connectivity is indeed going to become a new super-highway, that can overcome or at least compensate all these physical constraints being suffered by the people of the Northeast," he said.

The Chief Minister was addressing a special session during state level meet on "Promoting Use of Space Technology and Application in Governance and Development" organised by the Nagaland GIS & Remote sensing Centre, together with ISRO and Northeast Space Application Centre (NESAC), Department of Space, Government of India, here yesterday.

"Let us be thankful to our pioneer space scientists, who had the foresight and vision about the usefulness of space technology for our everyday's life," the CM added.

Internet is now one of the most essential services, which can greatly be improved and expanded through increasing use of space technology and satellite, he said.

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